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Glen Meakem

    Tue, May 13, 2014

    Russia: Retreat or Rise Up?

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    Unrest continues to grow in Ukraine, particularly in light of Sunday's vote by two eastern regions that ...

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    Mon, May 20, 2013

    Obama's Illegal America

    Three scandals engulf the Obama Presidency — the Benghazi terror cover-up, the Justice Department's seizing of the Associated Press's phone lines, and the Internal Revenue Service's targeting ...

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    Wed, January 23, 2013

    Meakem: Obams's Second Term

    Some thoughts on the Start of President Obama's Second Term

    In his book, The Audacity of Hope (published in 2006), then Senator Obama commented on the beginning of ...

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    Tue, October 30, 2012

    Meakem: Optimistic

    I know that many of you are concerned about the upcoming Presidential election. Over the past month, pundits have contemplated numerous close election scenarios, ranging from a popular vote victory ...

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    Mon, October 15, 2012

    Deceit, Disinformation, and Disrespect

    In the Vice Presidential debate last week, Joe Biden told three big lies. He lied about President Obama's tax policy, he lied about the Administration's $716 Billion in Medicare cuts, and he lied ...

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    Tue, October 02, 2012

    Obama's Fantasy Presidency

    Last week, Americans learned that President Obama knew within 24 hours that the attack on our consulate in Benghazi was carried out by an organized group of terrorists. But, instead of talking ...

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    Mon, September 24, 2012

    Obama's Mid-East Policy Collapses

    On September 11, 2012 ? the eleventh anniversary of the infamous 9/11 terrorist
    attacks four Americans were brutally killed during an attack on the United States Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. ...

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    Fri, September 14, 2012

    Are We Better Off?

    This past Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics delivered another dismal jobs
    report to the American people. The economy created only 96,000 new jobs and the
    base rate unemployment figure ...

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    Tue, September 04, 2012

    Understanding Results of Obama Policies

    One week ago, I had the privilege of interviewing Dinesh D'Sousa (President of the Kings College in New York, and author of the book Obama's America: Unmaking the American Dream) and viewing his new ...

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    Tue, August 07, 2012

    Socialist Philosophy Threatens Our Liberty

    The increasingly socialist Democrat Party philosophy was on clear and alarming display last week (listen to my radio program from this past weekend by clicking here).

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    Mon, July 30, 2012

    Obama Failures Continue

    On my radio program this weekend, I talk with several experts about the latest economic and political news. Bob Fragasso (Chairman and CEO of Fragasso Financial Advisors) joins me in the studio, with ...

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    Mon, July 23, 2012

    A Tale of Two Visions for America

    Read what President Obama and Ronald Reagan had to say about entrepreneurship and economics, and then decide which policies you think are best for America.

    Here is ...

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    Tue, July 17, 2012

    A 21st Century Social Crisis

    Last week, the results of an independent probe into the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case -- led by former FBI director Louis Freeh and his Philadelphia law firm -- confirmed what the Grand Jury ...

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    Tue, July 03, 2012

    Meakem on Supreme Court Rulings

    This past weekend, I talked about the Supreme Court's rulings on Obamacare and
    Arizona's immigration law. I also talked about the lower court's decision to affirm the EPA's ability to regulate ...

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    Fri, June 22, 2012

    Barack Obama: An American Dictator?

    This past week, President Obama once again bypassed Congress and the legislative
    branch of Government by asserting a dubious "Executive Privilege" on all documents related to the ...

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    Mon, June 18, 2012

    2012: A Referendum on Obama

    On the latest edition of "Glen Meakem on the Weekend," I talked about President Obama's extremely long and repetitive campaign speech that he delivered in Ohio this past week. During the 54 ...

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    Tue, June 05, 2012

    Prominent Democrats Flee Party

    On my radio program this past weekend, I talked about President Obama's imploding 2012 campaign message, including his ongoing and misleading attacks directed at Bain Capital and Mitt Romney. I also ...

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    Mon, May 21, 2012

    Socialism is Falling from Greece to California

    Socialism is failing from Greece to California
    By Glen Meakem

    This past weekend on my radio program, I spoke about the Facebook IPO, our weakening economy, ...

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    Tue, May 15, 2012

    Reasons for Optimism About Politics

    This past weekend on my radio program, I talked with an all-star cast of political thinkers about the current economy and the 2012 elections. United States Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA), Steve Moore of ...

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    Mon, April 30, 2012

    Obama's War on Energy

    This past weekend, I talked about President Obama's continuing war on domestic
    energy. If you don't believe there is such a war, then please read below.

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    Tue, April 10, 2012

    A Failing, Disingenuous President

    After a majority of the Supreme Court Justices expressed skepticism regarding the Administration's defense of President Obama's healthcare law during hearings two weeks ago, the President last week ...

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    Mon, March 05, 2012

    Obama ~Team: Thwarting Growth

    I began my radio program this past weekend by remembering conservative activist Andrew Breitbart, who passed away suddenly at the age of 43 last week. Andrew did important work for the conservative ...

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    Thu, February 16, 2012

    Obama War on Religious Freedom Continues

    President Obama's assault on religious freedom continued this past week, with his decision to force Christian charities to offer and pay for contraception and abortifacient drugs as part of the ...

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    Wed, January 11, 2012

    Glen Meakem Update

    Last week, President Obama made a series of "recess" appointments to the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the National Labor Relations Board even though the Senate was not in ...

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    Mon, December 19, 2011

    Glen Meakem Update

    December 17-18: Some Tax Cut Facts

    This weekend, I talk about the European debt crisis, the U.S. economy, and the failure of Left-wing liberal ideas and policies. ...

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    Mon, December 05, 2011

    Glen Meakem Update

    December 3-4: It's Not Leadership, It's an outrage

    This weekend on my radio program I talk about many issues, including continuing large scale unemployment in the ...

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    Mon, November 14, 2011

    Glen Meakem Show Update

    This past weekend, I talked about the Penn State child sex abuse scandal that
    surrounds the horrific and twisted actions of Jerry Sandusky, a "legendary" former Penn State Defensive ...

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    Mon, October 31, 2011

    It's All About Individual Freedom

    This past week, President Obama demonstrated just how out of touch he is with the American people when he said "we've lost our ambition, our imagination, and our willingness to do the things ...

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    Mon, October 24, 2011

    Glen Meakem Update

    October 22-23: Obama is trying to rally his base
    Whether they are promising the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of this year, pushing a destructive "jobs" bill that ...

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    Tue, October 11, 2011

    Threat from America's Left

    This Week
    An Evening with Glen Meakem
    If you are worried about the state of our economy, out-of-control government spending, our national debt, and the future of programs like Social ...

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    Wed, September 21, 2011

    What Would Keynes Do?

    On my radio show last weekend, I spoke with Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA) about the growing Solyndra scandal. The more we learn about the Obama White House's involvement with this solar company, the ...

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    Mon, August 08, 2011

    Glen Meakem Update

    August 6-7: More Tough News
    On my radio show this weekend, I talked about Saturday's loss of 31 U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers in Afghanistan. This loss proves that the Taliban is still a ...

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    Mon, February 14, 2011

    America Has Always Stood for Freedom

    Each weekend, I strive to bring you rational, intelligent, news and opinion on my radio program.

    This weekend, I talk with one of America's top entrepreneurs, Ed ...

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    Mon, November 15, 2010

    Glen Meakem Update

    Glen begins his radio program this weekend by talking about President Obama's recent trip to Asia, the world's reaction to Obama's monetary policy at the G-20 summit, the proposal put forth by the ...

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    Mon, October 25, 2010

    Glen Meakem Update

    October 23-24 - Two Weeks to Go

    With just two full weeks to go before the November 2010 elections, Glen reminds listeners that we must elect conservatives to ...

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    Mon, October 11, 2010

    Glen Meakem Update

    This weekend, Glen talks about the failure of President Obama's new health care law to allow people to keep their current medical coverage. Under the new regulations in Obamacare, businesses are no ...

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    Sat, September 25, 2010

    Glen Meakem Program

    For this week's program, go to

    Glen begins his radio program this weekend by discussing ...

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    Sat, September 11, 2010

    Hallowed Ground

    By Glen Meakem

    As the first cool nights of autumn reach across my home state of Pennsylvania, I
    have been thinking about ...

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    Tue, August 17, 2010

    Glen Meakem Update

    On this past weekend's radio program, I talked about the liberal Democrats' job
    killing agenda.

    Brian Kapp, co-founder and principal of Kapp/Scanlon, joined me ...

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    Mon, August 09, 2010

    Glen Meakem Update

    August 7-8 - Recovery Summer? Not Quite!

    This past weekend, Sara Mohsin (Owner of Mohsin Mortgage Corporation) joined me on the program with some general thoughts ...

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    Mon, August 02, 2010

    Glen Meakem Update

    July 31 - August 1 - Still Proving That There Are No Angels In Government
    Cheating on taxes, fiddling with the tax code, forcing dangerous and expensive legislation onto the American people, ...

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    Wed, July 28, 2010

    Glen Meakem Show Update

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    This past weekend, I spoke about a number of issues, ...

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    Tue, July 13, 2010

    Business People Speak Out!

    Facing government takeovers, onerous over regulation, as well as tax, borrow and spend policies; free enterprise is under assault by the Obama Administration and Congressional Democrats. So this past ...

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    Tue, July 06, 2010

    Modern Defense of Freedom

    July 3-4 - Modern Defense of Freedom on Independence Day Weekend!

    In the spirit of our country's founders, this Independence Day weekend was a great time to take ...

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    Wed, June 30, 2010

    Is This 'Change?'

    On this past weekend's radio program, I discussed President Obama's decision to replace General Stanley McChrystal - his top commander on the ground in Afghanistan - with General David Petraeus - the ...

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    Thu, June 17, 2010

    A Time for Truth and Courage

    June 12-13 - A Time for Truth and Courage

    Last week's news headlines reinforced our need for leaders who embrace and speak the truth with courage, even when it is ...

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    Thu, June 03, 2010

    Widespread, Pervasive Incompetence

    May 29-30 - Wide Spread Pervasive Incompetence!

    We are living in a time of pervasive incompetence on the part of our elected leadership in Washington, D.C. Many ...

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    Mon, May 24, 2010

    Left Wing Thinking is Just Too Dangerous

    From Mexican President Calderon's visit to the United States, his anti-Arizona lecture on the House floor and his condemnation of U.S. Law; to Tuesday's elections, the trillion dollar European ...

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    Mon, May 10, 2010

    Glen Meakem Show Update

    May 8-9 - May 18th Primary

    This weekend, I comment on some of the Republican primary races, and the May 18th special election to replace John Murtha in ...

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    Thu, April 29, 2010

    Insane 'Progressive' Policies

    On my radio program this past weekend, I spoke about Iran, financial "reform," and the Democrat party's nationalization of our health care. To listen, Click here.

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    Mon, April 19, 2010

    A TEA Party Anniversary

    April 17-18 - A Tea Party Anniversary
    This weekend, we broadcast the radio program from the campus of Grove City College, during the annual conference of The Center for Vision and Values. Click ...

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    Fri, April 09, 2010

    An Economic Update

    April 10-11 - An Economic Update

    On the program this weekend, I focus on the economy. Click here to listen.
    I talk with Brian Kapp, Co-founder, Portfolio ...

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    Mon, March 29, 2010

    Progressive Views Contrary to Founders

    March 27-28 - "Progressive" World View is Contrary to the Vision of the Founders
    Dr. Paul Kengor, Director of the Center for Vision and Values and Professor of Political Science at ...

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    Tue, March 16, 2010

    Uphold the Rule of Law -- Oppose Obamacare

    The bad news is that President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and other Democratic Party leaders in Washington D.C. are absolutely determined to pass their destructive ObamaCare legislation with ...

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    Tue, March 09, 2010

    The Definition of Hyprocrisy

    March 6-7 - The Definition of Hypocrisy

    One of the main tenets of the political left is that the United States is fundamentally flawed and needs to be ...

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    Mon, March 01, 2010

    Marxism, What it is and Why it Failed

    February 27-28, 2010 -

    This week, I take a step back from the current news flow and focus instead on the recurring failure of Marxism (communism ~socialism) as a ...

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    Tue, February 16, 2010

    Glenn Meakem Update

    February 13-14 - Stand Up!

    Cold and Snowy Winter

    Many cities and towns across the United States are experiencing severe cold and ...

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    Tue, February 09, 2010

    Glen Meakem Update

    February 6-7, 2010 - A Failure of Leadership and Management

    This weekend, Sara Mohsin joined me on the program. Sara is the co-owner of a small business called ...

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    Mon, February 01, 2010

    The Glen Meakem Show

    On The Economy

    President Obama called on Congress to pass ANOTHER Keynesian stimulus package, which he called a "jobs bill." 20th century history shows ...

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    Tue, January 19, 2010

    Haiti, Massachusetts, Obama

    January 16-17, 2010 - The Coming "Massachusetts Miracle?"

    I started off this weekend's radio program by talking about the earthquake in Haiti. As you all ...

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    Tue, January 12, 2010

    A Cold Winter

    January 9-10, 2010 - A Cold Winter

    Last week, another arctic chill swept the United States leaving states from North Dakota to Florida with temperatures well below ...

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    Mon, December 28, 2009

    Glen Meakem: Year in Review

    This week, I review events from the year 2009.

    President Obama pursued a plethora of ill-conceived policy initiatives in 2009 including a massive and poorly ...

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    Mon, December 21, 2009

    The Left's Agenda of Power

    December 19-20, 2009 - The Political Left's Agenda of Power

    Last week was another Obama news week. From health care, through climate change to unionization, ...

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    Wed, December 16, 2009

    Glen Meakem: Wrong Side of History

    December 12-13 - Wrong Side of History

    I started last weekend's radio show with good news! Despite political pressure from the Obama Administration and other ...

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    Tue, December 08, 2009

    Meakem Update

    December 5-6 - Another Obama News Week

    On my radio show this weekend, I covered another busy news week and shared more opinions on what I think is really going ...

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    Mon, November 23, 2009

    Insane Foreign Policy

    November 21-22 - Insane Foreign Policy

    The bottom line this week, is that President Barrack Hussein Obama's foreign policy is insane.

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    Tue, November 17, 2009

    Victory in Defense of Freedom

    The history of the United States is one of victories in defense of freedom.

    These moments include great military victories in the Revolutionary and Civil wars and ...

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    Mon, November 16, 2009

    Defending Freedom is Our Culture

    November 14-15 -- Defending Freedom is our Culture

    This week, Sara Mohsin joins me on the program and offers some compelling insights concerning recent economic ...

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    Mon, November 02, 2009

    Mike Pence on Glen Meakem Show

    October 31 - November 1, 2009 - Make you voice heard: Vote!

    Conservative Representative Mike Pence (R-Indiana) joins me on the program this week with an update on ...

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    Mon, October 26, 2009

    Is This a Revolution?

    On this weekend's show, I interview Herbert Meyer, who was special assistant to the Director of Central Intelligence and Vice Chairman of the CIA's National Intelligence Council during the Reagan ...

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    Wed, October 21, 2009

    Glen Meakem on Health Care Reform

    October 17-18 - Healthcare Destruction

    I began this past weekend's show, by commenting on the "Baucus" Healthcare Bill that was passed out of the Senate ...

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    Wed, October 14, 2009

    Glen Meakem on the Economy

    October 10-11 -- Restore the Reagan Revolution

    On my radio show this past weekend, I discussed the current state of our economy, as well as the Democrats' proposed ...

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    Tue, June 23, 2009

    The Facts About North Korea

    In recent weeks, North Korea test-fired ballistic missiles over the Sea of Japan and exploded its second nuclear bomb. It also convicted two American journalists of "grave crimes" against ...

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    Fri, May 08, 2009

    It's Still a Wonderful Life

    Forty-seven percent of those surveyed in a Rasmussen Reports poll last month said "America's best days have already come and gone." That negative feeling increased 6 percentage points in ...

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    Mon, April 06, 2009

    Apply Economics, Not Politics

    What's shocking about the firing of General Motors CEO Richard Wagoner is not that Wagoner was fired. After all, he racked up more than $70 billion in losses, failed to control costs and saw GM's ...

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    Tue, March 10, 2009

    America Will Survive

    Since President Obama took office, we have seen a $787 billion expansion of government and termination of the successful bipartisan welfare reform of the mid 1990s.

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    Tue, February 10, 2009

    Obama is Wrong on Bonuses

    According to a Rasmussen survey, 88 percent of American adults support the idea that executives of companies receiving federal money should not receive bonuses. Thus, it was easy politics for ...

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    Tue, January 27, 2009

    Climate Change Reality Check

    One year ago, I believed that man-made global warming was true, with temperatures rising dangerously due to increasing levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in our atmosphere.

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    Mon, January 12, 2009

    Joe Paterno: Seize This Opportunity

    Dear Coach Paterno,

    As a Pennsylvanian, I am writing to thank you for all you have done for college football.

    And, I am also ...

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    Mon, December 22, 2008

    The Faith of Our Fathers

    We face difficult times in America: A historic stock market crash. A deep recession. Political and financial scandals.

    How should we respond? Remembering the story ...

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    Mon, December 08, 2008

    Survival of the Fittest Applies to Detroit

    In a recent cartoon, a very old man with a long gray beard testifies in front of a U.S. Senate hearing on the auto industry bailout.

    Asks a senator: "So as an ...

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    Tue, November 25, 2008

    Taxing the Black ~Gold Black ~Blue

    The Rooney family's rush to complete a new ownership deal for the Pittsburgh Steelers before the new presidential administration and enhanced Democrat congressional majority can raise the capital ...

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